Research that led to human heart transplantation.
Pub Date: 02/01/2011
Publication: Name: South African Medical Journal Publisher: South African Medical Association Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2011 South African Medical Association ISSN: 0256-9574
Issue: Date: Feb, 2011 Source Volume: 101 Source Issue: 2
Accession Number: 262037416
Full Text: Much experimental work over many decades preceded the first human heart transplant by Chris Barnard in 1967. Hassoulas (6) provides a fascinating overview of this work, which ultimately resulted in fame for Barnard and South Africa.

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